Re: I resigned in 2004
- Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2018 20:45:10 +0000
- From: Ben Hutchings <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: I resigned in 2004
On Sat, 2018-11-10 at 15:31 +0100, Mattia Rizzolo wrote: > On Sat, Nov 10, 2018 at 11:01:12AM +0000, Ian Campbell wrote: > > I couldn't disagree more. I found it (and very nearly replied to this > > affect) to be exactly as Willy characterised it ("full of self- > > justifications" etc) and can entirely understand why, under the > > circumstances, he should have become even more upset having received > > it. To respond to the initial mail in that fashion was _incredibly_ > > tone deaf. > > Indeed, I was very bothered. > On the other hand, most of my reply to willy's mail was not addressed to > him, but to debian-devel@ at large, to have everybody else understand > how silly what he did was. [...] This is the problem. Whether or not it's "silly", that doesn't justify making a public example of someone. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Kids! Bringing about Armageddon can be dangerous. Do not attempt it in your own home. - Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, `Good Omens'
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